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View From the Dome: Legislative Session Remains Postponed; Candidate Filing Period Ends on March 30

By |2020-03-27T13:34:35-04:00March 27th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, March 27, 2020 The General Assembly has postponed the legislative session until further notice. South Carolina's public schools will remain closed through the month of [...]

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View From The Dome: A Look Inside the $45M COVID-19 Relief Package for DHEC; Return of Legislators is on Hold (March 20)

By |2020-03-23T11:18:01-04:00March 20th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, March 20, 2020 The House and Senate returned to Columbia briefly this past week to approve emergency funding in response to the Coronavirus. The [...]

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SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins Requests Gov. McMaster to Include Accounting Services as an Essential Service

By |2020-03-20T15:05:55-04:00March 20th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Note: The following is a letter from SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins to South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster with a request to define accounting services as an essential service in the [...]

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State House Updates: Senate, House to Vote on COVID-19 DHEC Funding; Future Session Meetings on Hold

By |2020-03-17T19:27:14-04:00March 17th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Thanks to Copper Dome Strategies for their assistance in bringing SCACPA Members these developments in South Carolina relating to the COVID-19. SCACPA would also like to thank all state [...]

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View From the Dome: Senate Bills Make Progress for Conformity, Business Personal Property and Business License Tax Reform (March 13)

By |2020-03-13T12:54:56-04:00March 13th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, March 13, 2020 We are now at the halfway point in the legislative session with nine weeks completed and nine weeks remaining. The House of [...]

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AICPA Calls for Tax Relief for Individuals, Businesses Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2020-03-11T17:03:22-04:00March 11th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) called for the Treasury Department and the IRS to provide relief to all taxpayers on Wednesday in light of the uncertainty and challenges caused [...]

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Conformity Bills Have Been Introduced in House and Senate: Follow SCACPA Advocacy for Updates

By |2020-03-13T12:33:09-04:00March 11th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

Bills in the House and Senate have been introduced to start the process of South Carolina’s annual tax Conformity legislation. H.5365 (Rep. G. Murrell Smith Jr.), relating to the application [...]

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View From The Dome: Education Reform Bill Moves from Senate to House; DHEC Tells of Coronavirus Resources (March 6)

By |2020-03-10T16:35:45-04:00March 6th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, March 6, 2020 Once again, the future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper was front and center as both the House and Senate committees continued [...]

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Volunteering for SCACPA: Get Involved With Our Board and Chapter Leadership Opportunities

By |2020-03-03T15:37:29-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls|

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY UPDATE: Nominations are now open for multiple seats on the SCACPA Board and for Chapter Officers for the 2020-21 membership year. Chapter Officer positions are for one [...]

View From the Dome: House Members Have Upcoming Week to Study Budget Before Floor Debate (Feb. 28)

By |2020-03-06T13:12:48-05:00February 28th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 The future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper was front and center this week as both the House and Senate held hearings [...]

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Senate to Consider SC Business License Tax Standardization Act

By |2020-02-28T12:37:56-05:00February 27th, 2020|Advocate, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax, Technology|

The House of Representatives gave third and final reading approval to H.4431 (Reps. Jordan, Fry, Rose, Atkinson and others), the "South Carolina Business License Tax Standardization Act” on Thursday, [...]

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Central Chapter’s Meet & Greet with Legislators is Grassroots Dialog on May 27

By |2020-02-25T15:29:38-05:00February 25th, 2020|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

The Central Chapter of the South Carolina Association of CPAs will host its annual “CPA Meet & Greet” with state legislators in the Vista Room of the Blue Marlin [...]

View From The Dome: Board of Economic Advisors Announces Largest Budget Surplus in SC History (Feb. 14)

By |2020-02-14T13:09:24-05:00February 14th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 The long-awaited recommendation on the future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper has been released. The Senate went late into the night [...]

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View From The Dome: Senate Finance Committee Approves Business Personal Property Bill for DOR Filing (Feb. 7)

By |2020-02-07T13:19:50-05:00February 7th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 The General Assembly held a Joint Session on Wednesday to elect judges and several college trustees. The Senate is in the fourth [...]

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View From The Dome: House Subcommittee Hears Budget Request from SC Chief Justice to Improve Case Management System (Jan. 31, 2020)

By |2020-01-31T13:51:14-05:00January 31st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 IN THIS EDITION: The Senate continued floor debate on the education reform bill. The House of Representatives spent most of its time [...]

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Here are Helpful Websites to Accompany SCACPA’s Annual Tax Guide for Legislators

By |2020-01-30T15:52:30-05:00January 28th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to produce its annual “Tax Guide for Legislators,” which assists our representatives with their unique income tax implications of being a [...]

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View from the Dome: McMaster’s State of the State Emphasizes Tax Cuts, Rebates, Teacher Raises; Business License Tax Talks Continue (Jan. 24, 2020)

By |2020-01-24T12:53:54-05:00January 24th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 IN THIS EDITION: The Senate continued debate on the education reform bill, and the House of Representatives spent most of its time [...]

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View from the Dome: Gov. McMaster’s Executive Budget Calls for Tax Cuts, Rebates for Taxpayers (Jan. 17, 2020)

By |2020-01-17T14:33:38-05:00January 17th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 IN THIS EDITION: The second session of the 123rd General Assembly convened on Tuesday, Jan. 14. It is the second year of [...]

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SC’s 2020 Legislative Session is Here, so Look to SCACPA’s ‘The View from the Dome’ for State House Developments on Tax Issues

By |2020-01-14T19:31:25-05:00January 14th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

South Carolina’s 2020 legislative session is here. Important debate and decisions on tax legislation will be underway at the State House. That means SCACPA’s “The View from the Dome” [...]

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View from the Dome: South Carolina’s Pending Tax Bills and Your 2020 Legislative Preview

By |2020-01-17T14:36:06-05:00January 10th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 In this edition: The second session of the 123rd General Assembly will convene Tuesday, Jan. 14. As this is the second [...]

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